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Over the past several days, IDPH and the governor’s office have taken aggressive measures to reduce and slow the spread of the virus in Illinois. Schools have closed. In addition, bars are … more
--The Galena Historical has shut down all of its facilities until further notice. All staff members are furloughed. --Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announces that all offices, including … more
GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Sheriff is modifying operations at the Jo Daviess County Courthouse and Public Safety Building in light of the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. Sheriiff Kevin Turner is … more
JO DAVIESS COUNTY–Kevin Turner, Jo Daviess County sheriff, said that sheriff’s office dispatchers will ask health-related questions when responding to calls prior to dispatching necessary … more
JO DAVIESS COUNTY–It’s been a tidal wave of cancellations and postponements over the last week as public health officials, law enforcement and school officials have jumped into action to … more
GALENA–The safety and well-being of everyone is their highest concern, said Matthew Jones, of Law-Jones Funeral Homes. “Myself and our entire staff are following the CDC guidelines for … more
GALENA–Tammy Lee, owner of Piggly Wiggly said that the supermarket is limiting quantities of groceries at the store. Lee said that they have limited water and toilet paper to one item per … more
GALENA–Local city governments are in uncharted territory. Galena city officials have been doing a lot of talking, planning and monitoring, relying on guidance from the state and federal … more
GALENA–Being cut off from social and sensory engagements, financial strain, getting food, family care obligations and having limited opportunities to interact with others can all lead to … more
GALENA–No school, being cooped up in the house, constant news coverage about a global pandemic and empty shelves at the grocery store. It can all lead to some serious anxiety issues. Counselors … more
GALENA–The Galena & U.S. Grant Museum will be closed beginning Tuesday, March 17 until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The following events have been cancelled. •March … more
City halls in East Dubuque and Galena are closed to the public. Staff in both Jo Daviess County cities are available by phone (Galena, 815-777-1050; and East Dubuque, 815-777-815-747-3416) due to the … more
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